RADA alumna Juliet Stevenson has been awarded Best Supporting Actress in a Play at this year's WhatsOnStage Awards, which were announced on Sunday night.
The only major UK theatre awards voted for by the public, the WhatsOnStage Awards celebrate the best in West End, Off West End and regional theatre.
Juliet won the award for her performance as Gertrude in the Alemida Theatre's production and West End transfer of Hamlet, directed by Robert Icke. The production was nominated for a total of six awards, also picking up Best Play Revival.
Visit the WhatsOnStage website for a full list of winners, and see below for more details about this year's nominations.
Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Two RADA alumnae are in the running for acting awards at this year's WhatsOnStage Awards.
Following her Best Actress in a Musical award in 2016, RADA alumna Imelda Staunton is again nominated, this year for Best Actress in a Play for her performance as Martha in the West End revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Also nominated is Juliet Stevenson, who is shortlisted for Best Supporting Actress in a Play for playing Gertrude in the Almeida Theatre production and West End transfer of Hamlet.
Both shows are also nominated for Best Play Revival, with Hamlet picking up six nominations overall.